Edutopia – Six Tips for Brain-Based Learning
Edutopia always has great stuff. Every once in a while, they’ll put out a teacher’s guide to help us do our job better. A recent guide focuses on ways to help you integrate brain-based strategies into your instruction.
In this resource guide, you’ll get practical tips across the K-12 spectrum, a reading list, and a variety of resources to help you learn more about this fascinating field. To help you and your students learn more about their own brain power, they’ve also included a bonus project that will get students thinking critically about how they learn.
- Create a Safe Climate for Learning
- Encourage a Growth Mind-set
- Emphasize Feedback
- Get Bodies and Brains in Gear
- Start Early
- Embrace the Power of Novelty
- Bonus Project: Build a Brain Owner’s Manual
- Recommended Reading
You’ll get specific strategies, tons of resources, lots of links, and useful suggestions. I especially like the recommended reading list.